Disneyland Is Closing For Only The Fourth Time In Its History Due To Coronavirus

by Jeremy Spirogis
Disneyland Is Closing For Only  The Fourth Time In Its History Due To Coronavirus

Disneyland has solely been closed for business three different occasions since opening in 1955. The first was the morning of the JFK assassination in 1963. The second was following the large Northridge earthquake in 1994. The third got here following the Sept 11 assaults in 2001, when, with out a lot information of what was taking place, there was worry {that a} landmark like Disneyland may really be a goal. 

According to the assertion from Disneyland Resort, whereas the parks shall be closed beginning tomorrow, lodges will stay open till Monday to permit visitors to make any wanted preparations. Disney can even be working with visitors to wish to cancel journeys and resort bookings, and are promising refunds to any who’re compelled to make these modifications.

Following the governor’s statements yesterday it appeared like a forgone conclusion that locations like Disneyland, the place tens of 1000’s of individuals collect each day, would want to take some critical precautions, and sadly, on this state of affairs, closing is absolutely the one factor the resort can do. At this level it appears the plan shall be to reopen in April, although one assumes that shall be depending on what the state of affairs is like in two weeks. 

Disney’s parks in Hong Kong and Shanghai have been closed since January, and Tokyo Disneyland, which isn’t owned by Disney, not too long ago made the choice to shut down as effectively. This depart solely the Disney resorts in Orlando and Paris open to the general public.

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